Sure, you can prepare for the nitty-gritty of giving birth and try to gear up for the transition of becoming a mother. But even though forewarned is forearmed, there are simply no words for the feeling you have when you hold your newborn baby for the first time. No two people take exactly the same path to motherhood, so attempting to explain it is like trying to capture the whole of human experience in just a few sentences. However, if you take in a bunch of new-mom quotes together, you might be able to glimpse a hint of what's in store. Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force.
40 Sweet New-Mom Quotes That Capture the Awe of Being a First-Time Parent
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After I found out I was pregnant, it didn't take long before I began reading, researching, and preparing myself physically, intellectually, and emotionally for this seemingly far-off notion called parenthood. But it wasn't until I became a mother to Lila Sky nine months ago that I realized just how much is left out of those books: about being pregnant, what actually happens at the hospital, and the epic highs and sometimes lows that accompany that six pound, eight ounce little human. Would I have believed it if someone else told me I would be inconsolable on my first day back to work?